Archive for April, 2009
April 30 . 2009
Gambling behavioral addiction with recovering compulsive gambler, Leroy Yegge and later Pulitzer Prize winner, Ryan Gabrielson on his series about controversial Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio.
April 29 . 2009
Humorist, critic and author Joe Queenan talks about his abusive father and an escape from a childhood of poverty in his latest book, Closing Time.
April 28 . 2009
College student, Kevin Roose decided to spend a semester at Jerry Falwell’s Liberty University to learn about his conservative Chrisitian peers and he chronicles it all in The Unlikely Disciple.
April 27 . 2009
Are overweight people responsible for global warming? And later, the FDA okays Plan B for 17 year olds.
April 24 . 2009
Illegal wildlife trafficking is worth an estimated $20 billion a year behind drug and human trafficking; Animal Investigators documents this black market business.
April 23 . 2009
Mark Olsen, co-author of Animal Colony: An Allegory for Today’s America thinks that his book will change America just as Animal Farm did. Then later, Rick Phillips with Community Matters says our schools are not safer despite zero tolerance laws.
April 22 . 2009
Michelle Goldberg, author of The Means of Reproduction: Sex, Power and the Future of the World.
April 21 . 2009
The Sun Climbs Slow by Canadian writer, Erna Paris is the first book to be published in America on the history and making of the International Criminal Court and U.S. opposition to supporting it. Then Rev. Samuel Rodriguez, author of Path of Miracles.
April 20 . 2009
Imagine the coolest swindle in rock ‘n’ roll history with Jason Buhrmester, re telling the story of the Led Zeppelin heist in, Black Dogs: The Possibly True Story of Classic Rock’s Greatest Robbery. Later, is seasteading the new frontier? Patri Friedman with the Seasteading Institute explains.
April 17 . 2009
Journalist and author Misha Glenny investigates the spread of transnational crime since the break-up of the Soviet bloc in McMafia.
- May 21Katie Beers, Rayya Elias
- May 21Marcia Coyle
- May 20Susan Jacoby
- May 16David Rosner
- May 15Julia Sweeney
- May 14Erica Greider
- May 13Gar Alperovitz